Shanghai Well being Fee reported a complete of 0 regionally transmitted COVID-19 instances and 0 native asymptomatic instances this morning, Wednesday, August 3.
That makes zero instances reported for the third day in a row.
Extra flights suspended…
Aeroflot-Russian Airways Flight SU208 from Moscow to Shanghai will likely be placed on maintain for 4 weeks from August 8 after 16 passengers on a flight examined optimistic for COVID-19 on July 24, the Civil Aviation Administration of China has introduced.
In the meantime, China Japanese Airways Flight MU524 from Tokyo to Shanghai will likely be suspended for 2 weeks from August 8 after 5 passengers on a flight examined optimistic on July 22.
The CAAC launched its suspension mechanism for worldwide passenger flights in June 2020. Here is the way it works:
Passengers testing optimistic reaches 5 – two week suspension
Passengers testing optimistic reaches 10 – 4 week suspension
No passengers check optimistic for 3 weeks in a row – airline might enhance flights to 2 per week
For the reason that outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China has maintained common flights with 54 nations.
In different COVID information…
With sporadic group infections reappearing within the metropolis, authorities are encouraging individuals to get their COVID-19 booster shot. If you have not had yours but, this is how to enroll:
China’s journey code, used for checking the journey historical past of individuals within the nation, now solely checks the journey historical past of customers over a 7-day interval, versus the earlier 14-days:
That restrictive star image will now not seem on the Journey Code app:
China has additional eased restrictions for abroad arrivals into the nation, with 7-day centralized quarantine plus 3-day ‘well being monitoring’ at dwelling (the ‘7+3’ coverage) the norm:
A destructive PCR check end result obtained inside the final 72 hours is presently a should in Shanghai must you want to participate in ‘regular life’ – click on the hyperlink under to search out out the place to get one:
In the meantime, these Shanghai residents who don’t do a PCR check inside seven days of their final check will see their well being code flip yellow:
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